Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS)

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Fall 2005


What does it mean to be a member of a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) community? When did LGBTQ community history begin? Where do queer communities differ? How do we broach these questions to document communities' experiences? And significantly, why is it important to document the histories of those who are defined as LGBTQ?


This article was originally published in CLAGSNews, vol. 15, no. 2.



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